00 - Josh Higgins
Josh Higgins
Height: 7-0
Weight: 275
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dayton, Ohio
High School: Vandalia-Butler
College: Western Kentucky
Position: Center

 

Category Career High
Points 17 vs. Alabama State, Dec. 1, 2006
Field Goals 8 vs. San Jose State, Nov. 27, 2006
Field Goal Att. 11 vs. Alabama State, Dec. 1, 2006
3-Pt. Field Goals 1 vs. San Francisco, February 25, 2008
3-Pt Field Goal Att. 1 vs. San Francisco, February 25, 2008
Free Throws 5 vs. Hawai'i, Nov. 29, 2006
Free Throw Att. 6 vs. Hawai'i, Nov. 29, 2006
Rebounds 8 vs. Hawai'i, Nov. 29, 2006
Assists 3 vs. San Francisco, February 25, 2008
Blocked Shots 3 vs. San Jose State, Nov. 27, 2006
Steals 1 vs. San Jose State, Nov. 27, 2006
Minutes 24 vs. San Jose State, Nov. 27, 2006

 

AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR IN 2007-08: Saw action in 12 games, starting one ... went 1-for-3 with two points against Stanford on Dec. 19 ... grabbed two rebounds in one minute of play against Minnesota on Dec. 22 ... scored four points on 2-for-3 shooting vs. LMU on Feb. 18 ... started and scored nine points on 4-for-5 shooting with a career high three assists and went 1-for-1 from three against San Francisco on Feb. 25 ... recorded season highs with 16 minutes and seven rebounds while scoring nine points on 3-for-7 shooting vs. Portland on Mar. 1 ... scored four points on 2-for-3 shooting against Gonzaga on Mar. 3.

 

AS A REDSHIRT JUNIOR IN 2006-07: Enjoyed solid first campaign at Santa Clara ... appeared in 27 of 31 games and averaged 4.4 points per game and 2.8 rebounds per game ... shot 57 percent from the floor and 77 percent from the line ... registered a season high three blocks with 16 points going 8-for-8 from the floor on Nov. 27 against San Jose State ... followed San Jose State game with 11-point, eight-rebound performance against Hawai'i on Nov. 29 ... had a career high 17 points on Dec. 1 against Alabama State at Price Cutter Classic ... had eight points going 4-for-5 against a tough Air Force opponent in Cable Car Classic Final on Dec. 29 ... grabbed five rebounds and scored four points in 12 minutes in conference opening win over Saint Mary's on Jan. 6 ... started one game against Loyola Marymount on Jan. 27 ... missed games on Feb. 24 and Feb. 26 against LMU and Pepperdine with left ankle sprain.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005-2006: Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules.

WHILE AT WESTERN KENTUCKY: Lettered two seasons at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky. ... appeared in 54 games and averaged 2.6 points and 2.0 rebounds per game ... registered a career-high 11 points against Austin Peay as a freshman and Kentucky State as a sophomore ... grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds against Austin Peay as a freshman ... shot 58 percent from the field and 53 percent from the free throw line and blocked 11 shots in two seasons ... missed the first four games of his sophomore season after undergoing arthroscopic surgery after the first exhibition game ... scored nine points on 4-for-5 from the field against Fordham, then followed that with a 4-for-4 performance and eight-point effort against Virginia as a sophomore.

HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION: A 2003 graduate of Vandalia-Butler High School in Vandalia, Ohio ... played for coach Ray Zawadzki... named Greater Western Ohio Conference Player of the Year ... first-team all-league selection and state District 9 Player of the Year ... averaged 17.5 points and 9.8 rebounds per game as a senior ... participated in Ohio North-South All-Star Game ... first-team all-area, all-district and second-team all-state selection ... Dayton Daily News first-team All-Star ... led prep team to a 21-2 record and the conference championship as a senior ... both losses came by one point in the final seconds ... shot 61.9 percent from the field and 78.9 from the free throw line as a senior ... averaged 13.9 points and 7.9 rebounds as a junior ... led prep team to a 21-4 mark and conference, district and sectional titles ... shot 59.5 percent from the floor and 77.9 from the free throw line as a junior ... played on the varsity as a sophomore and helped lead the team to a 20-5 mark ... played for the All-Ohio Red AAU squad, helping lead the team to the Nike Peach Jam Classic title as well as a runner-up finish at the 17-and-under National Tournament and a third-place showing at the Nike Super Showcase.

  Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds  
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2005-06
2006-07 27-1 279 10.3 51 89 .573 0 0 .000 17 22 .773 30 46 76 2.8 46 0 9 23 7 1 119 4.4
2007-08 12-1 66 5.5 12 23 .522 1 1 1.000 3 5 .600 7 8 15 1.3 17 0 3 15 1 0 28 2.3
TOTAL 39-2 345 8.8 63 112 .563 1 1 1.000 20 27 .741 37 54 91 2.3 63 0 12 38 8 1 147 3.8